Every step you take: A risk management checklist

Contributed by Roger Neuenschwander, FAIA

Summary

Risk management is much more than just an insurance coverage issue. It consists of all those actions taken (or avoided) during the normal day-to-day conduct of the design professional, starting with the decision to pursue any new project opportunity. Here, presented in the sequence of a typical project, is a risk management checklist. Remember, every step you make is also a risk you take.